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Michael Sakane

Michael Sakane - Men's Golf - Florida State Seminoles

Michael's Profile

(Updated September 2021)
year
Senior
hometown
Setegaya, Japan
high school
Kokushikan
other college
Jacksonville

Honors:

  • 2018 ASUN Freshman of the Year
  • 2018 ASUN All-Freshmen Team
  • 2018 ASUN All-Tournament Team
  • 2018 ASUN Co-Player of the Week
  • 2019 Medalist Honors at ECU Intercollegiate
  • 2021 PING All-Southeast Region team
  • 2021 First-Team All-ASUN
  • 2021 All-Academic Team

Career:

  • 35 tournaments, 102 rounds, average score of 72.22, lowest round of 63, 23 rounds in the 60’s, 44 rounds at par or better, 1 win and 10 top-10 finishes.

Senior Season at Florida State (2021-22):

  • Shot a 8-over 218 (74-74-70) at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite.

Redshirt Junior Season at Jacksonville (2021):

  • Played in 10 tournaments (30 rounds), finishing with a scoring average of 71.40.
  • Lowest round of 63, with 11 rounds in the 60’s, and 15 rounds at par or better.
  • Placed third in the ASUN Championship (206, -7).
  • Four top-10 finishes.
  • Finished 2nd in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional (203, -13).
  • Competed as an individual in the NCAA Championship.

Junior Season at Jacksonville (2019-20):

  • Played in 6 tournaments (18 rounds), finishing with a scoring average of 71.38.
  • Lowest round of 64, with 5 rounds in the 60’s, and 8 rounds at par or better.
  • T2 at Golfweek Program Challenge.
    • *season cut short due to COVID*

Sophomore Season at Jacksonville (2018-19):

  • Played in 10 tournaments (29 rounds), finishing with a scoring average of 72.66.
  • Lowest round of 65, with 5 rounds in the 60’s, and 13 rounds at par or better.
  • ECU Intercollegiate Champion (209, -7).
  • Three top-10 finishes.

Freshman Season at Jacksonville (2017-18):

  • Played in 9 tournaments (25 rounds), finishing with a scoring average of 73.44.
  • Lowest round of 68, with 2 rounds in the 60’s, and 8 rounds at par or better.
  • Best finish: Twice at T5.
  • T5 at ASUN Championship; qualified to place on ASUN All-Tournament Team.

Before Jacksonville:

  • Won the Japan Junior Golf Association Ryo Ishikawa Junior Championship in 2016.
  • Received an invitation to the Thunderbird International Junior Championship.
  • Placed second at the Japan High School Championship his junior year.
  • Competed in the Japan Junior National Championship his freshman and sophomore year.
  • A member of the U-18 Japan National Team in 2015.